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Twenty-seven years. 56,000 leaders. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them. Email us if you have a story to share.

 

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One Day
By Leah Fabel
September 22, 2017
As the leaves change and the temperatures drop, take an hour to cozy up with a book from our list of recommended reading.
One Day
September 19, 2017
As we hear from our friends and colleagues in Florida, we will update this page on ways you can help with immediate needs and longer-term recovery.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
September 13, 2017
Today we welcome our 2017 Corps to our community of 56,000 people.
One Day
By Susan Brenna
September 8, 2017
As we hear from our Houston friends and colleagues, we will update this page on ways you can help with immediate needs and longer-term recovery.
One Day
September 6, 2017
Meet the winner and finalist of the 2017 Peter Jennings Award for Civic Leadership, honoring alumni whose work has led to transformational change in the past year.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
September 5, 2017
Teach For America stands with DREAMers and our 190 DACAmented corps members and alumni who reach 10,000 students across 11 states.
One Day
August 31, 2017
Michelle Kuo returned to the Delta after law school to help a former student in crisis. She spoke with Arkansas native Eric Dailey about leaving, returning, and the power of two people reading together.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
August 22, 2017
A free horse camp teaches equestrian techniques and life skills to city students
Inside TFA
By Molly Brennan
August 17, 2017
If you're considering applying for Teach For America, but aren't actually sure if you're eligible, keep reading!
One Day
By Susan Brenna
August 17, 2017
Students who started college but never earned degrees are given another shot, thanks to innovative hybrids
Inside TFA
By Molly Brennan
August 16, 2017
We receive a lot of questions about what to expect during Teach For America’s interview day. Who better to tell you about what to expect than other applicants?
Alumni
August 3, 2017
Shiroy Aspandiar (Houston ’10) is a co-founder of One Jump, a non-profit organization that curates one of the largest databases of enrichment opportunities—the kind of experiences that can transform a young life.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
August 2, 2017
Hollywood hasn’t done a great job reflecting America’s diversity back to its audience. Tamila Gresham shares how a student inspired her to try to change that, some of her favorite shows, and a season four OITNB spoiler (beware!)
Inside TFA
By Molly Brennan
August 1, 2017
Here are answers to six frequently asked questions about how to best prepare for interview day.
Inside TFA
By Molly Brennan
August 1, 2017
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
August 1, 2017
Whether you prefer the hustle and bustle of an urban center or the laid-back lifestyle of a rural setting, one of Teach For America's 53 regions will meet your needs.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 31, 2017
Ready to apply to Teach For America? Prepare with some of our top application tips.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 26, 2017
How Manny Lamarre (Miami-Dade '09) is expanding economic opportunity in the Silver State.
Inside TFA
By Sean Waldheim
July 25, 2017
Learn more about the application to join our 2018 corps.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
July 19, 2017
At the age of 11, Esther Mulder (Jacksonville ’08) was placed in foster care. Spurred by those who believed in her, today she’s a public defender. Follow her remarkable path.

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